Resochin DS (500 mg) Tablet Side Effects and usage

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Resochin DS (500 mg) - Chloroquine- Tablet is manufactured by Bayer India Ltd and the main constituent generic drug is Chloroquine- 500 mg.

Resochin DS (500 mg) Tablet Medicine Side effects and usage

Side Effects

Nausea, vomiting, itching, headache, loss of vision due to retinal damage and corneal deposits.
Loss of hearing, rashes, photo allergy, mental disturbances, myopathy and greying of hair.


Malaria, extra intestinal amoebiasis, giardiasis, rheumatoid arthritis, discold lupus erythematosus, lepra reactions, photogenic reactions.
Infectious mononucleosis.

Contra Indications

Liver damage, severe GI and haematological diseases, eye impairment.
Contraindicated during pregnancy.


Injectable form not be used in children below five years.
G-6PD deficiency.
Peripheral neuropathy, ophthalmic examination required during prolonged therapy.


The cost of the drug per 1 Tablet is Rs.1.2 in India as of date.


Resochin DS (500 mg) Tablet mainly contains the generic formulation called as Chloroquine- 500 mg.

Resochin DS (500 mg) Tablet Medicine Generics

Medicine Name: Resochin DS (500 mg) Tablet
Manufacturer: Bayer India Ltd
Generic Molecule: Chloroquine

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